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Cardinals look to break 3-game skid

April 13, 2021 GMT

Washington Nationals (2-5) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (5-5)

St. Louis; Tuesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Stephen Strasburg (0-0, .00 ERA) Cardinals: Jack Flaherty (1-0, 5.23 ERA)

LINE: Nationals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals enter the matchup as losers of their last three games.

The Cardinals went 14-13 on their home field in 2020. St. Louis batted .234 as a team last season and hit 51 total home runs.

The Nationals went 11-16 on the road in 2020. Washington pitchers struck out 8.5 hitters a game last year with a staff WHIP of 1.52.

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The teams meet for the first time this year. Washington leads the season series 1-0.

INJURIES: Cardinals: Miles Mikolas: (right shoulder), Kwang Hyun Kim: (back), Dakota Hudson: (right elbow), Tyler O’Neill: (right groin), Harrison Bader: (right forearm).

Nationals: Will Harris: (hand).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.